upswept

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

up- +‎ swept

Adjective[edit]

upswept (comparative more upswept, superlative most upswept)

  1. curved or swept upwards
    • 2015 February 7, Val Bourne, “The quiet man of the world of snowdrops”, The Daily Telegraph (London), page G8:
      'Phil Cornish' [a snowdrop variety] is like a cross between a pixie hat and a pagoda, with elegant upswept outers marked in a green colour-wash at the top and warpaint slashes at the lower end.